North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1897|
Pvt.; "D" Co., 4th U.S. Cav.
Buried Dec 23, 1897
"Perished by freezing between Lake and Thumb stations. Remains brought to Fort Yellowstone and interred"
Disinterred and reburied July 1917 in Section A, Site 1434, Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, MT.
"Register of Enlistments, U.S. Army" shows:
Name: Davis, John W. H.
Enlistment Date: 2 Feb 1895
Enlistment Place: Washington D.C.
Enlistment No.: 2
Birthplace: Lenore(sic) Co., N.C.
Age at Enlistment: 24y 5m
Eyes-d. brn, Hair-d. brn
Complexion-ruddy, Height-5' 7 1/4"
Unit: 4th Cav., Co. "D"
Previous Unit: 1st Art., Co. "F"
Remarks: Frozen to death Dec. 15/97 near Yellowstone Lake, National Park, Wyo., a Pvt.
Pension records and U.S. Federal Census indicate that his parents were Elijah and Virginia C. Davis.
Added by Jerry (#47207041), Jan 2015.
Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery
Plot: Grave Mark 12
Maintained by: Jerry
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10166896